About the ‘Irfán Colloquium session #86 (English)

Louhelen Bahá'í School: Davison, Michigan USA

October 9–12, 2008.

Eighty Sixth Session of Irfán Colloquium is dedicated to Centenary Commemoration of the publication of `Abdu'l-Bahá's "Some Answered Questions." In addition to special presentations on the topics related to that book, the program includes scholarly studies in fundamental principles of the Bahá'í belief system, Writings of the Central Figures of the Bahá'í Faith, and the interface of the Bahá'í Faith and current intellectual and religious trends. This year's program exceptionally includes fascinating presentations of research findings on the biography and services of Queen Mary of Romania and Laura Clifford Barney together viewing unique collections of related pictures and documents. Irfán gathering provides a unique opportunity to meet and associate with those interested in systematic and deeper Bahá'í studies. Participants receive a free copy of The Lights of `Irfán and a booklet of abstracts.

For registration and reservation of accommodation please contact Louhelen Bahá'í School:


3208 South State Road
Davison, Michigan 48423-8603
Tel : 810-653-5033
Fax : 810-653-7181
E-mail : louhelen@usbnc.org


Iraj Ayman
Some Answered Questions: Educational and Psychological Perspective

Arsalan Geula
Iranian Baha'is from Jewish Background: Recipients of
Collective and Individual Tablets

Keyvan Geula
Psychological and Spiritual Impact of Story Telling

Marianne Geula
Baha'i Perspectives on Human Rights",

Jena Khadem
The Bahá'í Worldview on Unity of Religions:
The Application of Principles and Insights from History

Mozhan Khadem
Some mystical themes in Some Answered Questions

Mona Khademi
Laura Barney Dreyfus, Author of Some Answered Question
(Including research findings and historic photographs)

Ian Kluge
Some Answered Questions – A Philosophical Perspective

Behrouz Sabet
Revelation and Reason in Some Answered Questions:
A Correlation Method for Science and Religion Dialogue

Laleh Shahriari
Queen Mary of Romania and the Baha'i Faith
(Including research findings and presentation of documents and photographs)

Robert Stockman
A Comparative Study of Early American Baha'is interpretation of Bible and
Interpretations in Some Answered Questions

Music & Songs
Manuchehr Vahman, Coordinator, Accompanied by Ruha and Mansour Sobhani